Somaliland Government Acknowledges Receiving Cash Donations from Somalia Government

(STN-MUQDISHO):-Somaliland minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation  Mr.Sa’ad Ali Shire has said that the government of Somaliland has received  money from the Somalia government to help the cyclone Sagar victims.

He  said this is a reciprocity gesture from the Somalia government since a fore  time when that it was hit by endemic drought Somaliland chipped in to  support it he said this is a humanitarian gesture and is welcomed hence  should not be politicized.

Minister Sa’ad said that Somalia donations will be handed to the disaster  committee to distribute to the affected cyclone hit regions.

The minister  was speaking to Hadhwanaafg news website a Somali news portal here are his  words ‘We welcome any assistance from any quarter for the people affected  by the cyclone disasterin Awdal, Sahil, Selel, and Sanag. In October of  2011 Somalia was hit by an adverse drought the people of Somaliland then  sent 900,000 dollars. Today Somaliland has received a million dollar from  Somalia to go to the cyclone Sagar disaster kitty.’

             

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